Arbitrary Chain

Challenge series hosted by HappySnaps. Challenges start on Thursdays.
A collection of 'mini/tiny series' challenges. . . . 1-9. Hot off the press - A collection of sub categories focused on the amatuer photographer. Images taken after challenge announcement date. . . . 10-12. Something Moody - A tiny series of moody images. . . . 13-17. Color me Wild - A mini series of wild creatures with a 'dominant' or 'characteristic feature' colour. . . . 18-20. 3 of a kind - A tiny series based on the power of three. . . .
Announced (1 challenge)
Submissions start day: 26th May, 2022 GMT
The subject must be 3 of the same, and is connected with SPORTS (e.g. 3 cricket stumps, 3 racing bikes, 3 football players etc.), Images with two of the same and one of something else to make the three will not be allowed. . . . Spoiler: there are only 3 challenges in this tiny series. Next week = Plantlife, the week after = Entertainment.
Open for voting (1 challenge)
Entries: 31
Votes: 161
Winners announced: 26th May, 2022 GMT
Any living wild creature with a 'dominant' or 'characteristic feature' colour in a shade closest to BLUE (in an RGB colour scale). . . . An easy way to determine what colour your creature best resembles is to compare your creature with just the three RGB colours (Red, Green, Blue), and decide which of those three your creature is closest to. . . . Please see sample image showing example shades.
Finished (16 challenges)
Entries: 30
Winners announced: 19th May, 2022 GMT
Winner: Anna's Hummingbird-5575
Any living wild creature with a 'dominant' or 'characteristic feature' colour in a shade closest to GREEN (in an RGB colour scale). . . . An easy way to determine what colour your creature best resembles is to compare your creature with just the three RGB colours (Red, Green, Blue), and decide which of those three your creature is closest to. . . . Please see sample image showing example shades.
Entries: 30
Winners announced: 12th May, 2022 GMT
Winner: Scarlet Macaw
Any living wild creature with a 'dominant' or 'characteristic feature' colour in a shade closest to RED (in an RGB colour scale). . . . An easy way to determine what colour your creature best resembles is to compare your creature with just the three RGB colours (Red, Green, Blue), and decide which of those three your creature is closest to. . . . Please see sample image showing example shades.
Entries: 30
Winners announced: 5th May, 2022 GMT
Winner: Caught By Surprise
Any living wild creature with a 'dominant' or 'characteristic feature' colour in any shade of grey, including white.
Entries: 30
Winners announced: 28th April, 2022 GMT
Winner: Red-winged Blackbird
Any living wild creature with a 'dominant' colour of black. . . . Spoiler: Next 4 weeks = Shades of Grey/White, Shades of Red, Shades of Green, Shades of Blue.
Entries: 30
Winners announced: 9th December, 2021 GMT
Winner: Foggy Beech Forest
Submit a misty/foggy image. It must look moody to be a true winner.
11. Smoking!
Entries: 30
Winners announced: 2nd December, 2021 GMT
Winner: Smoking steps
A picture with someone smoking a cigarette, cigar, pipe, vaping etc. Don't make the image a snapshot, give the image a mood.
Entries: 29
Winners announced: 25th November, 2021 GMT
Winner: The Workbench
An indoor scene with a mood to it, only using window lighting. The window must be seen in the shot.
Entries: 15
Winners announced: 12th August, 2021 GMT
Winner: Sleeping Tiger, Hidden Behind Fence.
Capture a picture of something or someone behind an obstruction. Treat the foreground as the obstruction. Use a low aperture number for the best effect to isolate your subject that is behind the foreground. . . Examples: You want to photograph someone in a crowd but they are behind a lot of people, the task would be to get the person of interest in focus. . . If it's not obvious in your...
Entries: 22
Winners announced: 5th August, 2021 GMT
Winner: Soul Of The Forest
I'd like to see what is left of the wild within our communities around the world. . . Capture an image of your local landscape (within about 20miles/30km from your local community). Include as much of what is natural as possible, which I'm sure is not much in some parts of the world. Preferably with as few man-made objects as possible; such as cars and buildings. Include your Country name...
Entries: 34
Winners announced: 29th July, 2021 GMT
Winner: Warm tones on final approach
My favourite colour is blue, but sometimes I crave other colours. Please relieve my eyes from blue. . . Submit an image containing any colours except blue. Be careful with your white balance. The subject can be whatever you choose, providing your image is shot outside (i.e. not in an enclosure or building). . . The outside world must be clearly present in your image, so NO closeups...
Entries: 25
Winners announced: 15th July, 2021 GMT
Winner: bellflowers from the garden
For the sake of this challenge: Imagine your favourite number is between 3 and 9. Take a picture that matches this number of foreground objects. . . Examples: If your number is 3; capture an image with 3 foreground objects. They can be all the same thing or 3 different things. This could be legs, cars, plants, animals, coins, people or a mix of anything else you could think of. . . If...
Entries: 22
Winners announced: 8th July, 2021 GMT
Winner: Indian Peafowl
Take a picture from close to ground level, ideally less that 1ft (30cm) from the ground. What you are aiming for is to capture a view from the perspective of a small creature (such as a cat or a mouse) on the ground. . Examples: A broad example would be looking up at things that you would normally look down to see it. Maybe imagine you are the size of a domestic cat on the ground,...
Entries: 44
Winners announced: 1st July, 2021 GMT
Winner: a hummingbird hawk in my garden
Take a picture of one of earths wild creatures that visit your garden. For those without a garden; your street, balcony or in the home is acceptable. No Pets. . Examples: bird, mammal, butterfly, insect, reptile, frog, snail, spider etc. . If it's not obvious in your picture; include a description to help voters understand your view.
Entries: 17
Winners announced: 24th June, 2021 GMT
Winner: with a cherry on top
Fill the frame with fruit, vegetables or a mix of both. . Examples: From a single item or slice that fills the frame to many items such as displayed at a market stall. . If it's not obvious in your picture; include a description to help voters understand your view.
Entries: 11
Winners announced: 17th June, 2021 GMT
Winner: Filet Mignon, peppercorn and steakhouse fries
Take a picture that represents your favourite meal of the week. . Examples: In the preparation process, in the cooking process, on the plate, on the dining table, even a single item that is a key part of the meal. . If it's not obvious in your picture; include a description to help voters understand your view.
Entries: 14
Winners announced: 10th June, 2021 GMT
Winner: Baby Canada Geese
To kick off this series; take a picture that represents the beginning of something.. Examples: Beginning of day, shift, life, race, journey etc.. If it's not obvious in your picture; include a description to help others understand your view.